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Delilah

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 10 0
1881 10 10 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 11 11 0
1884 17 17 0
1885 12 12 0
1886 15 15 0
1887 14 14 0
1888 19 19 0
1889 20 20 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 28 28 0
1892 20 20 0
1893 19 19 0
1894 21 21 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 18 18 0
1897 16 16 0
1898 28 28 0
1899 24 24 0
1900 21 21 0
1901 16 16 0
1902 22 22 0
1903 18 18 0
1904 20 20 0
1905 22 22 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 21 21 0
1909 29 29 0
1910 30 30 0
1911 24 24 0
1912 33 33 0
1913 49 49 0
1914 50 50 0
1915 52 52 0
1916 65 65 0
1917 62 62 0
1918 72 72 0
1919 64 64 0
1920 63 63 0
1921 61 61 0
1922 61 61 0
1923 64 64 0
1924 71 71 0
1925 50 50 0
1926 77 77 0
1927 46 46 0
1928 59 59 0
1929 53 53 0
1930 63 63 0
1931 53 53 0
1932 52 52 0
1933 54 54 0
1934 53 53 0
1935 63 63 0
1936 57 57 0
1937 55 55 0
1938 48 48 0
1939 41 41 0
1940 40 40 0
1941 80 80 0
1942 142 142 0
1943 78 78 0
1944 62 62 0
1945 45 45 0
1946 52 52 0
1947 55 55 0
1948 90 90 0
1949 96 96 0
1950 132 132 0
1951 183 183 0
1952 228 228 0
1953 214 214 0
1954 156 156 0
1955 146 146 0
1956 173 173 0
1957 158 158 0
1958 132 132 0
1959 111 111 0
1960 141 141 0
1961 107 107 0
1962 110 110 0
1963 80 80 0
1964 66 66 0
1965 54 54 0
1966 41 41 0
1967 53 53 0
1968 59 59 0
1969 90 90 0
1970 169 169 0
1971 131 131 0
1972 103 103 0
1973 157 157 0
1974 147 147 0
1975 132 132 0
1976 136 136 0
1977 151 151 0
1978 154 154 0
1979 196 196 0
1980 159 159 0
1981 115 115 0
1982 159 159 0
1983 252 252 0
1984 224 224 0
1985 237 237 0
1986 185 185 0
1987 219 219 0
1988 192 192 0
1989 153 153 0
1990 136 136 0
1991 151 151 0
1992 128 128 0
1993 138 138 0
1994 133 133 0
1995 155 155 0
1996 158 158 0
1997 225 225 0
1998 241 241 0
1999 355 355 0
2000 358 358 0
2001 379 379 0
2002 354 354 0
2003 437 437 0
2004 473 473 0
2005 486 486 0
2006 538 538 0
2007 1,135 1,135 0
2008 1,739 1,739 0
2009 1,696 1,696 0
2010 1,666 1,666 0
2011 1,827 1,827 0
2012 2,088 2,088 0
2013 2,338 2,338 0
2014 2,504 2,504 0
2015 2,706 2,706 0

Fun Facts about the name Delilah

  • How many people with the first name Delilah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,276 babies born with the first name Delilah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delilah to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delilah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Delilah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delilah is Sunday, March 22nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Delilah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delilah was in 2015 with a total of 2,706 babies. That's a lot of babies named Delilah!
  • Random Delilah Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delilah ranks 80th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 42 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Delilah: Your name in reverse order is Haliled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lahidel. How do you pronounce that?

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Popularity of Delilah as a first name

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  • Martin
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Delilah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Delilah as well as things modernly associated with the name Delilah such as celebrities named Delilah.

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Delilah

The name "Delilah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "One who weakened". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun De*li"lah
The mistress of Samson, who betrayed him (Judges xvi.); hence, a harlot; a temptress.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
  2. (Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength
Wiktionary

From Hebrew דלילה (“[she who] weakened”).

  1. The mistress of Samson who betrayed him to the Philistines.
  2. A female given name of Biblical origin.
  3. A beautiful, cunning and treacherous woman; a femme fatale.
    Though she is something of a , she is still considered the heroine of the novel.

Notable Persons With the Name Delilah

Delilah DiCrescenzo

Delilah DiCrescenzo is a leading somebody. Delilah was born on February 9th, 1983 in Chicago.

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Delilah

Delilah is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Delilah was given the name Paloma Ayana Stoecker on September 23rd, 1990 in Paris, France. Delilah is also known as Delilah.

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Delilah Cotto

Delilah Cotto is an actress, dancer, and model. She has been prominent since 1989. Delilah was born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Delilah L. Beasley

Delilah L. Beasley was a leading human. Delilah was born on September 9th, 1871. She breathed her last breath on August 18th, 1934.

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Delilah Asiago

Delilah Asiago is a famed somebody. Delilah was born on February 24th, 1972.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Delilah

Delilah

Delilah is a musician. Her ongoing career started in 2007. Delilah was given the name Paloma Ayana Stoecker on September 23rd, 1990 in Paris, France. Delilah is also known as Delilah.

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What does the name Delilah mean?

Dis for direct, you get to the point

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Lis for love, everlasting.

Iis for innovator, always improving

Lis for love, your love of life!

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

His for hope, the encouragement you give.

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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